December 7, 2016

Trader Joe’s Pistachios Recalled in Canada for Possible Salmonella

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says that Trader Joe's pistachios have been recalled in that country for possible Salmonella contamination.  There is a Salmonella outbreak in the United States linked to Wonderful brand pistachios, but there have been no  confirmed illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of these Trader Joe's products. The recalled products are Trader Joe's 50% Less Salt Roasted & Salted Pistachios in 16 ounce (454 gram) packages. The Best if Used By dates and codes are: 2016 OCT 28 1509123256501, 2016 OCT 28 1509123256401, 2016 OCT 29 1509123256601, 2016 NOV 03 1510123307101, 2016 NOV 04 1510123307201, and 2016 NOV 04 1510123307301. The UPC number for these products is 0011 1348. Also recalled is Trader Joe's Dry Roasted & Unsalted Pistachios … [Read more...]

Pistachio Salmonella Recall Roundup

Updated March 17, 2016 A Salmonella outbreak linked to Wonderful brand pistachios that has sickened 11 people in nine states has triggered a series of recalls. Two people have been hospitalized. Consumers who have recently purchased pistachios should check recall information as Salmonella can cause serious illness and pistachios have a long shelf life. State and federal health officials have used DNA "fingerprinting" tests to identify case patients who are part of the outbreak. Ranging in age from 9 years to 69 years old, those sickened reported onset of illness dates  from December 12, 2015 to February 9, 2016. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Montevideo has also been isolated from samples of raw pistachios collected from Paramount Farms, where Wonderful pistachios are grown. Cases … [Read more...]

Salmonella Recall for Favorites Natural Pistachios

Kanan Enterprises has issued a recall for in shell pistachios due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recall stems from a notice by a third party supplier who said the nuts have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled product, Favorites Natural Pistachios, was sold in a 4.5 ounce stand up pouch bag with a UPC 0 38445 12286 5 and a date code of 15 Feb 2017 and 16 Feb 2017 and was distributed nationally through convenience stores. No other products or dates are affected. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include abdominal cramps, vomiting and diarrhea that can be bloody.   … [Read more...]

Salmonella Recall for Nature’s Eats Pistachios

Texas Star Nut and Food Co. Inc.  has issued a recall for Nature’s Eats natural pistachio kernels, because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Consumers who have purchased these nuts should not eat them as Salmonella can cause serious illness. The recalled product was sold in 8 oz. cello bags with the lot code 40262001 and the "best by" date "1/4/2017." It was sold at retail locations in Texas and Louisiana from January 22, 2016 to February 3, 2016. The company has ceased the distribution of this specific lot of natural pistachio kernels. Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more … [Read more...]

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